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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·bile /ˈmoˌbil/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mo·bile /ˈmobəl, ˌbaɪl/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·bile n.  The mob; the populace. [Obs.] “The unthinking mobile.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·bile n. a form of sculpture having several sheets or rods of a stiff material attached to each other by thin wire or twine in a balanced and artfully arranged tree configuration, with the topmost member suspended in air from a support so that the parts may move independently when set in motion by a current of air.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·bile a.
 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable. “Fixed or else mobile.”
 2. Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom; as, benzine and mercury are mobile liquids; -- opposed to viscous, viscoidal, or oily.
 3. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
    The quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition.   --Hawthorne.
 4. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind; as, mobile features.
 5. Physiol. Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place
             to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue
             is...the most mobile articulator" [ant: immobile]
      2: (of groups of people) tending to travel and change
         settlements frequently; "a restless mobile society"; "the
         nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession
         of a peregrine typist would have a happy future";
         "wandering tribes" [syn: nomadic, peregrine, roving,
      3: having transportation available
      4: capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to
         another; "a highly mobile face"
      5: affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is
         not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile" [syn: fluid]
      n 1: a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay [syn:
            Mobile River]
      2: a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
      3: sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced
         parts can be set in motion by air currents [ant: stabile]